Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest aviation group in Africa, has inaugurated a new aviation training center in the city of Hawassa. The new aviation training center will serve as the second campus for Ethiopian Aviation Academy and will provide pilot trainee programs. The facility accommodates different types of classrooms, three training simulators, three aircraft parking and workshop hangars,   trainees’ and instructors’ dorm rooms, a cafeteria and sports ground for various sport types.  

Ethiopian Aviation Academy had been providing aviation trainings at its base campus in Addis Ababa to trainees from different parts of the world. The academy provides training in different areas of aviation profession. Currently the academy offers Pilot, Simulator, Cabin Crew and Catering, Aircraft Maintenance, Commercial and Ground Service and Leadership Trainings at its headquarters in Addis Ababa. With the addition of the new training center, the academy will be able to accommodate more trainees.

“Apart from the basic Aviation courses, the training center will be offering various customer service and leadership trainings for companies in Hawassa and South regional states, contributing for their success,” said Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew.